Table 4

Excess total costs for all patients, excess cost per patient and lifetime costs for patients with first-ever stroke in western Sweden during 2008
Cost item Cost per 1,000 inhabitants
SEK SEK
Costs all patients
  Inpatient care costs 280000 (31000) 190 (21)
  Outpatient care costs 22000 (2500) 15 (1.7)
  Municipal care costs 230000 (25300) 150 (16.5)
  Informal care costs total 39000 (4300) 25 (2.8)
  Productivity loss total 58000 (6300) 40 (4.4)
  Total costs 629000 (69000) 420 (46.2)
Cost per patient
  Average all patients 193 (21.2)
  Patients under 55 years 280 (30.8)
  Patients between 65–74 years 136 (15)
  ICD-10 code I61 202 (22.2)
  ICD-10 code I63 182 (20)
  ICD-10 code I64 161 (17.7)
Lifetime costs
  All patients 768 (84.5)
  Patients under 55 years 2447 (269)
  Patients over 85 years 423 (46.5)

Total number of patients n = 3,074. Prices of year 2008 in thousand SEK and (€).

Based on converting currency rate 1 June 2012 (1 SEK = €0,11).

Persson et al.

Persson et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:341   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-341

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